Doughnut Microspheres with PMCA Inhibitors

Alternative Name: Plasma Membrane Calcium ATPase (PMCA) Inhibitors

Description: A sustained drug delivery formulation made of microparticle "doughnuts" combined with a non-hormonal substances that immobilize sperm - plasma membrane calcium ATPase (PMCA) inhibitors - for use in a vaginal contraceptive device.

Product Details

User: Female

Hormonal: No

Delivery Method: Vaginal Gel, Vaginal, Other

Duration Type: Short-acting

Role in reproduction: Sperm Function

Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): No

Status Details

Developer: University of Manchester, Max Planck Institute

Project Phase: Discovery and Early Development

Active Development: Unknown

Additional Information


  • A novel substance combined with a novel drug delivery system.

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